Renault

The latest logistics developments at Renault.

Renault

Toyota rescue

How the European automotive industry aims to build back semiconductor and chip supply

2021-05-04T10:24:00+01:00By Namrita Chow

OEMs, suppliers and EU officials are considering how best to develop Europe’s semiconductor supply bases to mitigate current and future shortages, but the broad gaps at many levels – including for older, larger chips – mean there will be no magic bullet

Renault Grimaldi Hybrid ship

Logistics providers call for fairness in calculating shipping emissions

2021-04-19T11:02:00+01:00By Illya Verpraet

Clarity is needed on measuring emissions in shipping but a poorly judged methodology could disadvantage finished vehicle logistics and disrupt the supply chain

Neoline wind car carrier

Shipping lines and OEMs invest to decarbonise shipping

2021-04-08T10:04:00+01:00By Illya Verpraet

Despite being a relatively efficient way to transport cars and parts, shipping still produces a lot of pollution. Positive steps being made to clean up the process with advances in fuels and technologies, even if a true solution remains elusive.

AL FVL Spring 2021 cover

AL FVL Spring 2021 Digital Edition – Coping strategies for a global crisis

2021-04-08T08:13:00+01:00By Automotive Logistics

The spring digital edition of Automotive Logistics and Finished Vehicle Logistics is out now, featuring comprehensive overviews of the main vehicle ports in continental Europe and the UK, as well as the maritime transport sector. Plus, we look at the latest packaging initiative supporting VW’s lithium-ion battery deliveries to VW Zwickau, Vijay Ratnaparkhe’s IT revolution at Bosch and talk to carmakers about supply chain lessons ten years on from the Fukushima earthquake disaster

Nicolas Maure_Renault Russia

Nicolas Maure to take CEO role at Renault Russia

2021-03-29T12:37:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Nicolas Maure will take over as CEO of Groupe Renault operations in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) from the beginning of May this year. The role is newly created as Renault moves from appointing chairmen of different regions to assigning CEOs of brands within them. Maure will report to Groupe Renault CEO, Luca de Meo.

Renault_Flins_INDUSTRY 4.0

Mitsubishi to sell models in Europe made by Renault from 2023

2021-03-12T07:30:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

As part of an agreement to build on joint purchasing and vehicle standardisation announced by the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance last year, Mitsubishi Motors will begin selling two models procured from Groupe Renault in selected European markets in 2023.

Gianluca de Ficchy Renault Nissan Mitsubishi

Executive changes at Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance

2021-03-11T11:25:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance has announced top executive changes within its purchasing and operations functions.

Nissan Ariya

Nissan denies cuts in Europe while Alliance continues with synergies

2021-01-04T15:55:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

Nissan has refuted reports circulated this week that it is cutting direct distribution and sales of models for eastern regions of Europe and moving them to Alliance partner Renault’s network.

Tesla Model 3

Carmakers focus on China for electric vehicle exports to Europe

2020-10-26T09:18:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

A growing number of carmakers are looking to China for the production of electric vehicles (EVs) destined for sale in Europe, including Tesla, BMW and Renault.

Renault Arkana Samsung XM3

European debut of Renault Arkana to be supplied from South Korea

2020-09-30T11:32:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Renault Samsung, the carmaker joint venture producing cars in Busan, South Korea, plans to export its XM3 SUV from there to Europe in 2021, where it will be sold as the new Renault Arkana.

271432_blg_bremerhaven_autoterminal_01102017_417_846195

Common standards to alleviate uncertain demand and distribution changes

2020-09-16T09:08:00+01:00By Illya Verpraet

Standardising communications between OEMs and their suppliers offers novel possibilities to smooth out the volatile conditions that modern automotive logistics has to contend with according to Robert Cameron, chairman of Odette International, which is working with European OEMs, suppliers and logistics providers to create such standards – including for finished vehicle logistics.

ALSC Live Overview

Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Live Overview

2020-09-15T05:37:00+01:00

The first Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Live virtual conference is here, with more than 70 speakers and 30 sessions. Read this overview for insight into the key topics and theme, including electric vehicle and battery supply chains, sustainable supply chains, digital transformation and supply chain resilience. Featuring interviews and keynotes from leading carmakers, tier suppliers, logistics providers and supply chain and trade experts. 

Ednh9vsXoAE_1ag

The medium is the message

2020-09-09T11:22:00+01:00By Joanne Perry

Over the last two years leading players in the European automotive industry have been collaborating on a standard for digital messaging that covers outbound logistics processes from the factory to the dealership. The project has involved almost 30 other organisations, including carmakers, logistics providers, software companies, shortsea car carrier lines and terminal operators 

Renault_Google_OPENING_IMAGE_edit

A cloud with a silver lining

2020-09-08T10:07:00+01:00By Victoria Johns

Renault’s collaboration with technology giant Google extends back to 2019, when the companies announced that the French carmaker had begun using Google data services to refine its manufacturing process. Roll forward a year and the global pandemic has disrupted supply chains and distribution channels across the automotive sector, accelerating the need to accurately forecast demand and optimise supply by integrating data from multiple sources and analysing it in real time.

IMAGE NOMINATION ACC

Deboeuf moves to senior manufacturing and supply chain role at Groupe PSA

2020-09-07T10:15:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Arnaud Deboeuf has moved to the role of executive vice-president of manufacturing and supply chain French carmaker Groupe PSA. replaces Yann Vincent who has moved to become CEO of the Automotive Cell Company (ACC), a joint venture founded by Groupe PSA and Total.

12405_gefco_carrier

Gefco secures contract with RNM Alliance in France and Netherlands

2020-09-03T15:50:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has signed a new three-year contract with French logistics provider Gefco for the multimodal movement of finished vehicles in France and the Netherlands

ALFVLSummerCover

AL FVL Summer 2020

2020-08-25T18:55:00+01:00

Collaboration between the automotive, logistics and the tech sectors is growing by the day, with the coronavirus crisis accelerating digitalisation across the supply chain. Our latest digital edition explores systems standards and tech innovations, including new communication protocols for vehicle logistics in Europe, and a range of new supply chain technology at Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, Audi México, VW Zwickau, Seat Martorell and Renault F-1. 

RF1 Drivers & Car

The logistics driving Renault Formula 1

2020-08-13T11:48:00+01:00By Victoria Johns

The world’s F1 series evokes an image of speed, precision and prestigious podium finishes. However, behind the scenes is a labyrinthine logistics effort. Victoria Johns finds out more from the team keeping Renault on track

GroupeCat_Renault

RNM Alliance extends contract with Groupe Cat in France and Belgium

2020-08-10T11:07:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance has extended its contract with Groupe Cat for the distribution of vehicles in France and Belgium. The new three-year contract will see around 350,000 vehicles delivered per year, including across international borders…

Thierry Bollore

Bolloré to take over as head of Jaguar Land Rover

2020-07-29T13:29:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Thierry Bolloré will take over as CEO of Jaguar Land Rover on September 10 this year, replacing Ralf Speth, who is retiring from the role after ten years and moving to become non-executive vice-chairman…

Join the conversation

follow me on twitter follow me on twitter follow me on facebook